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Why do men have nipples

and can men breastfeed

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oh come on you know men can't breastfeed

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every one started off as females. and no they don't produce milk.

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lol, we didn't start off as females... God created man and woman, duh
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As a fetus everyone starts out as females
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Men have nipples because, at an early point in the formation of an embryo, it is NEITHER sex and has the proper cells to grow into whatever is needed. I have no idea if men could breastfeed; possibly if they were given the appropriate hormone treatment the milk glands would activate -- but I don't know.

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Found this in Wikipedia regarding milk production in men. It was also backed up at the Mayo Clinic site:

Galactorrhea is reported to occur in 5%-32% percent of women, much of the difference in reported incidence can be attributed to different definitions of galactorrhea. [1] Galactorrhea also occurs in males, newborn infants and adolescents of both sexes. [2]

Although frequently benign, it may be caused by serious underlying conditions and should be properly investigated.
Causes. It can be due to dysregulation of certain hormones or local causes such as excessive nipple stimulation. Hormonal causes most frequently associated with galactorrhea are hyperprolactinemia and thyroid conditions with elevated levels of TSH or TRH hormones. No obvious cause is found in about 50% of cases.

So apparently it CAN happen, but very rarely does.
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NOOOOOOOOO WHAT are you out of your mind you cant breast feed!!!

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I don't even want to walk around town seeing men breastfeed.

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How are men suppose to breastfeed when their bodies possibly can't even produce? And anyways that would be horrifying to see a man trying to breastfeed. Women were created for that purpose not men and reason why is because it comes with them during the embryo development. And word of speaking just saying I think it would look awfully weird of a guy not having nipples LMFAO!!!! xD

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